Biskupski laid out an ambitious agenda for the city and shared an embrace with fiancée Betty Iverson.
A canvass confirms Biskupski's win, making her the first openly LGBT person to be elected mayor of Salt Lake City.
The judge who sought to remove a child from a lesbian couple's home has disqualified himself from the case.
But the legal fight over the 'best interests' of the 9-month-old girl drags on.
A lesbian couple has been ordered to surrender their foster child after a judge decided the baby would be better off being raised by heterosexuals.
A new Church policy that bars children of gay and lesbian parents from baptism until they are 18 is prompting many LGBT-supportive Mormons to reconsider their religious affiliation.
This policy has just been added to the manual for church leaders, along with adding same-sex marriage to the definition of apostasy, for which the penalty can be excommunication.